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CNN
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
, the former ambassador to china he will served during the first two years of the obama administration. mr. ambassador, mr. governor, thank you. vice president's language specifically chosen, deeply concerned. is that strong enough? >> well, i think that's appropriate terminology. it was spoken in tokyo where coordinating a lot of what goes on in the region with our ally, japan, and also with korea to some extent is absolutely critical at this point. and the language used was appropriate given the circumstances. now it will all play out in beijing as he meets with the new leader of china who he got to know on a personal level when they were vice presidents together. she served as vice president before becoming president of china. so they have a preexisting relationship. it is actually quite unusual for the head of china to accord this amount of time to the vice president of the united states. so he's giving him a private dinner. he spent two hours with him in a by lateral meeting. all of that presumably is taking us in a direction that defines some parameters around the
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
by president barack obama and the first lady. so many are expected to turn out, it's believed it will rival the funeral services for pope john paul ii when millions attended. diane. >> alex, thank you so much. as you said, we did learn late today, president and mrs. obama will travel to the memorial services next weekend. they will be on board air force 1, riding with them some former residents of the white house, president george w. bush and mrs. bush. >>> another former president is remembering mandela today. president bill clinton, who talked with the anchor of this week, george stephanopoulos. >> he once told me that he lived on hatred, when he went into prison. he said after 11 years he realized that they had taken about everything they could take from him except his mind and heart. he said, i realized that those are things you have to give away, and i decided not to give them away. >> mahatma gandhi, abe lincoln, george washington. he belongs in that group. >> he does. you know, in my lifetime, gandhi and mandela, in no small measure, because of their willingness to give up the
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
thank you. , good luck. ♪ ♪ ♪ lou: president obama is enrollment numbers, it is all bad news for the obama administration. am lou dobbs. hello, everyone. severely undercutting president obama's credibility an approval rating. a new fox poll shows half of voters believe president obama knowingly lied when he repeatedly told americans that they could keep their plan under his signature health care law. as for the number of americans who have signed on for health care insurance, the initial numbers are woefully short and far below their lowered expectations. 106,000 have eolled in health care plans in the state and federal exchanges through the first month obamacare. one fifth of what the officials had projected before the launch of health care dog of and the opening of exchanges accnted for only 27,000 of successful in moments, 80,000 of them originated in state-run insurance exchanges and secretary kathleen sibelius revealed below numbers and then open herself and the administration up to ridicule consistent with what maschuses, a state of only 6.5 million residents, experienced a
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
for joining us. >> thank you. >>> coming up, is president obama ignoring the constitution? does he think he sdronts to follow it and it's for everybody else? that's next. >>> now get ready to speed read your way through the news. >>> now get ready to speed-read your way through the news. notre dame re-filing a lawsuit against hhs. it challenges the obama care mandates to cover contraception, notre dame saying it violates its religious beliefs. >>> now to florida, a woman walking her dog getting attacked by a bear. it happened in the middle of an orlando neighbor hood, and a neighbor calling 911. >> the woman's been mauled, i think by a bear. >> is she bleeding? and she needs immediate help. >> my wife's with her right now. we have her in the house. >> and you said it was a bear for sure? >> she thinks it was a bear. >> okay. how old is she? >> i can't tell. she's so bloody, i can't tell. >> the woman is in the hospital recovering. her dogs were not hurt. the bear is still on the loose. >>> and detroit, a judge ruling the city is eligible for chapter nine bankruptcy. the judge turni
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
. >> live from south africa, thanks for the update. robert, a lot of interesting things happening here. one, president obama on a plane with george w. bush and laura bush. president obama will be speaking right before the president of brazil with whom there's been, i would say, frosty relations given the fact we've been tapping her cell phone. >> he may know what she's going to say. >> very good. president castro will be speaking. into this mix we throw ted cruz. given all of that, i wanted to get your thoughts on president obama spoke the day nelson mandela passed away. from your experience with him as a candidate and through the beginning of his presidency, mandela was a larger than life figure for all of us but especially for this president there's a resonance there i'd love to get your thoughts on. >> i'm reminded -- when i heard the news i was reminded in august 2006, i had the opportunity on a trip through africa with then senator obama. we spent half a day on robben island where nelson mandela spent 18 years of his life in a cell. i remember walking into that cell. i remember wa
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 12:15am EST
raised as a young marxist in the greater manhattan area. >> thank you very much. how many republicans voted for obama here? >> nobody's going to admit that. >> stand up. stand up. show yourself proudly. [applause] i didn't know anyone did that anymore. >> he used to ask that questions how many democrats and how many republicans? how many republicans voted for obama? me, a change. now they go to know. >> it's interesting because the republicans who voted for obama and the republican party itself there seems to be a lot of confusion and a lot of dissatisfaction and discouragement. you wrote this book for a number of reasons but my question is did you plan the timing of this book? >> yes i did. i'm going to drop this thing right before the republican party shinki in d.c. takes the beer truck strayed over the cliff with a government shutdown that will drive their numbers to an all-time low. then i started thinking if it's at an all-time low no one will believe that the republicans can come back to power. at least we have a reason for hope. the timing has been. >> it's unbeliev
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
careful about fraud because a lot of people will take advantage. >> eamon javers, thank you very much. now, even while the obama care failures and embarrassments continue to pile up, when will the administration finally admit that it's time to hit the pause problem until all the problems are fixed or maybe the pause button is not set to work until november 2014. that may be closer to truth. here former obama campaign aide, he was briefed by the obama white house on the health care and grace marie turner, she will be testifying tomorrow on obama health care. what's the thrust of your testimony going to be tomorrow? >> the president has said that oh, we don't need to worry about those 5% of americans, 15 million americans that are losing their health insurance because of individual coverage. he said 85% to 90% of the rest of americans are fine nothing changes for them. what we're talking about is how many changes there are to those in the employer market, 150 million people have coverage through the employer market. and for small businesses and big businesses many of them are going to l
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 8:15pm EST
questions? thanks for having me, everyone. [applause] president obama dropped into a washington dc bookstore saturday along with his daughters to do some holiday shopping. when he was asked by a reporter what he thought he said he had a long list of books for readers ages five to 52. press reports say the purchases included the kite runner, herald and the purple crayon and a sports team. earlier in the day he sent out a tweet about the importance of supporting small businesses. the saturday after thanksgiving has become known as small-business saturday. and although conversations what did you buy? >> it is a long list but some outstanding books. i've got a book for every age group from five until 52. okay. have a great holiday. [applause] this week fox and friends cohost brian kilmeade in george washington's secret six. the tv hosts told the story of a spy ring and six previously unknown revolutionary spies infiltrated the british ranks in new york and are credited with turning the tide of the war. this program is about an hour. >> host: this is a turkic and engrossing book.
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:35am EST
, sort of having a good chuckle and saying, you know, thank god obama was president because the next time we're in power, we're going to be able to continue doing this stuff. >> host: jeremy scahill, how large is the drone program in the u.s. right now? >> guest: well, we have very little information about it. let's remember that for almost the entire first term that president obama was in office, he never publicly mentioned the drones except on a google plus hangout in response to a question that a young person had asked him. no u.s. officials would ever publicly own that the u.s. even had a drone program. an american citizen was killed in a drone strike, this guy anwar al-awlaki who was from the united states and went to yemen and was making these youtube videos, they killed him in 2011. 600 days later president obama gives a speech where he owns the fact that the u.s. is doing this. there are secret bases in saudi arabia, oman, in east africa. my understanding is there also is a facility inside of yemen and, of course, in afghanistan drones are being flown across the border into p
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
so much, janus. it looks like a very big deal. thank you so much. president obama in his typical foreign-policy challenges are being magnified by recent events in afghanistan. president hamid karzai refuses to sign a security agreement with the united states that would define american military presence in his country at the end of the year. but he did agree to a new agreement with iran. he agreed in principle to a friendship and cooperation path dealing with security and economic issues and within hours of that agreement, he was also already calling for the removal of american forces from the area. he said that we believe that all foreign forces should leave the region and the security of afghanistan should be handed over to people of the country. the so-called moderate has aalowed executions to surge since he took office, with more than 300 people executed since just the month of august. iran is the leader in executions. president obama and other dignitaries are on their way to south africa to attend tomorrow's memorial service from nelson mandela. hitching a ride on air force o
CNN
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am PST
. thanks so much. > >>>. >> they met only once but to president obama nelson mandela's influence went beyond that hastily arranged meeting some eight years ago. now, today, when the world gathered to pay tribute to the late south african leader, president obama spoke to what he called mandela's greatest gift. >> mandela understood the ties that bind the human spirit. there's a word in south africa. his recognition that we are all bound together in ways that are invisible to the eye, that there's a oneness to humanity, that we achieve ourselves by sharing ourselves with others and caring for those around us. >> president obama was joined by several of his predecessors, jimmy carter, bill clinton and george w. bush along with a congressional delegation that included members of the house and senate. wolf blitzer is in washington and joins me now. hi, wolf. >> good morning, carol. >> part of that delegation included senator ted cruz, tea party republican. he was slammed by some of his constituents for praising mandela. what do you make of that? >> well, obviously there's going to be some
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am PST
. president obama speaking at the event, praising mandela for changing the world. >> the world thanks you for sharing nelson mandela with us. his struggle was your struggle. his try up was your triumph. your dignity and your hope found expression in his life and your freedom, your democracy is his legacy. bill: greg palkot, streaming live in johannesburg, south africa. what impressed and what did people tell you impressed them, today? >> reporter: we were there. we can confirm it was cold, it was wet but it was also moving. it was described as the biggest -- [inaudible] tens of thousands of south africans marking the passing of -- bill: all right. our apologies to our viewers at home. that is really unfortunate. this is part of videotape that was rolling a bit earlier today when most of us were sleeping in the u.s., they were celebrating life of an ma, while he lived one heck of a life in south africa and president's words earlier today. also there was a moment that a lot of people frankly will be talking about. we'll talk about that a bit later this morning. that was a handshake that
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
the other hand, we've already seen that we've had 45 straight months of job growth thanks to president obama and democrats' policies. we need to kick that into even higher gear when it comes to the recovery. and the republicans have been contributing to our inability to kick that into higher gear. >> just quickly, we're tight on time, what's your best guess in terms of prognosticating what's actually going to happen? >> i would not be betting the house that we're going to have a budget deal by friday. >> debbie wasserman schultz. great for the lump of coal, although for us maybe it's hannukah. we appreciate the time and being with us today. >> thank you. >>> today's big question is on this talk of an impending deal or maybe not. can congress reach a budget deal without an 11th hour panic? weigh in on twitter or facebook. it's @thomas roberts or m me @bshactman and give us your opinion. >>> final preparations under way at a soccer stadium in south africa for a memorial service for nelson mandela. more than a hundred heads of state expected to attend. we'll have a live report f
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >>> all right, many thanks to bob pisani. now, it looks like more and more like obama care is failing so badly that a bailout is already in the works for the nation's biggest health insurance companies. and that's because of what many are calling the perfect storm. not enough young people enrolling, too many older and sicker people signing up, also there are too many errors in the reporting back end of the health care.gov website. and today, they admitted to the appallingly big error rate. and 65% oppose a rescue for the health insurance industry. you know what, folks. one big bank bailout five yearers ago more than enough, thanks very much. here is independent senior policy analyst hadley heath and with us democratic strategist tracy sefl, lenwood brooks, policy director for public notice and cnbc contributor james pethokoukis of the american enterprise institute. good evening. heather, let me -- let me begin with you. what is up with this? what are they calling it? a corridor. they're calling it a corridor of assistance for the insurance companies. it sounds like a bailout to me. i don
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2013 11:00am EST
. connell: thank you very much. president obama shaking hands with the leader of cuba at that memorial for nelson mandela. over in south africa earlier today. is it a sign of any kind of potential relations between the two? the fact he took time to do that. joining us is "forbes" editor. we were already on the air. twitter started lighting it up, people cannot wait to get to their phones that they shook hands. my initial reaction and i think it is still my reaction, it is not that big of a deal. what with the president's other options? just greeting everybody that was up there. what could it mean? speak of the presidents are very scripted, the idea he would shake hands with raul castro without its meaning something bigger might be somewhat of a reach. overall this is a great, great thing. cuba for the longest time has been the third and fourth grade power going back to the 1950s and '60s. the fact we have made cuba an enemy needlessly elevated a country and a person who did not deserve that kind of elevation. i think this is a positive step to bring them back into the fold. connell: i
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
mandela and world leaders are expected to travel to south africa. president obama is expected to be one of them. reporting live from washington, i'm steve handelsman. back to you. >> thank you. our coverage continues this evening. shomari stone rushed to the south african embassy this afternoon and he joins us live from there. shoma shomari? >> reporter: good evening, we are on massachusetts avenue and drivers are coming by, honking their horns, some putting up their fist paying tribute to nelson mandela. there is a fence here. why? the embassy is under construction. you look behind me and you can see this ten foot statue paying tribute to nelson mandela. it was unveiled two months ago. his fist raised in a power salute. it's in northwest d.c. activists staged sit ins and protests and spurred the u.s. to pose sanctions. let's roll video of mr. mandela. he was africa's former president who helped break the country system of racial discrimination. he died this evening, age 95. south african president jacob zuma announced the death at a somber news conference. people are coming here to the
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. president obama trying to make a come back with obamacare. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. today in washington, the president went on the offensive saying that the affordable healthcare law is now up and ready. >> despite all the problems in the rollout, about half a million people across the country are poised to gain healthcare coverage through marketplaces and medicaid beginning on january 1st. some for the very first time. >> then the president read some testimonials about how good obamacare is for the folks. and listed improvements he believes the new law will bring. then mr. obama addressed his critics. >> we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> i want everybody -- you still think this law is a bad idea. you have got to tell us specifically what you would do to cut costs, cover more people, make insurance more secure. you can't just say that the system was working with 41 million people without health insurance. >> now as football people know the best defense is a good offense. that's
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
bill in congress which they seem to echo a bipartisan bill. president obama is talking about self-restraint for the nsa. we'll have to say. >> thank you very much. >>> coming up, money and guns. congress working against the clock on a budget and an extension of a firearms bill. >>> plus an historic merger creating the world's largest airline taking off today. >>> and selling gold. this olympic medal worn by jesse owen in the 1936 olympic games auctioned off to the highest bidder. >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. al jazeera america is growing and now more americans are g
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
average. >> those ice storms can be so disruptive. such a mess to clean up. indra, thank you so much. >>> president obama embarking on a new health care push. he seed despite the launch of healthcare.gov, americans stand to benefit a great deal from health care. >> the bottom line is, this law is work and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance. and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any start up, any launch of ail project this big that has an impact on one-sixth of our economy, whatever comes up, whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> meanwhile, former president bill clinton clarifying that promise that he made about president obama should keep their health plans. bill clinton said it was not designed to distance himself from the health care law in effort to help his wife hillary's 2016 presidential ambitions. >> i said nothing about this, not one word, until the president himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america whose worked harder for his election or supported his bill or went
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
about that. anyway, thank you david corn who's fine tuning it and michael clamaski. >>> coming up, bill clinton disparaging barack obama and alienating the black supporters in the process. now hillary's making sure those bruised feelings are healed and black leaders are behind her. >>> plus the only job where doing nothing is a virtue. being a republican in the current congress. it is by acclimation, of course, the worst congress ever. >>> also republicans peddle the decision to close it. it's all part of an anti-catholic agenda, they say. really? >>> finally you can count on republicans to have a sour note on race. yesterday the rnc tweeted, we remember rosa parks' bold stand on her role on her end of racism. this is "hardball," the place for politics. king to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp ameri
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
>>> hello disrupters, thanks for tuning in. i'm karen finney and like president obama we are talking about equality, taking on did gop's fake war on christmas and remembering the man who fought for peace, equality and reconciliation around the world. >> he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> what do we want in this country is a nonracial democracy. we do not think in terms of color at all. >> the biggest issue that i see out in the horizon is how do we make sure an economy works for everybody? >> the greatest single challenge facing our globalized world is to combat the eradicate its disparities. >> how do we do those things that e deuce the equality in our society and broaden equality? >> he was a communist, this man. he was a communist. >> i would make the argument that we have a great injustice right now in the country with an ever-increasing size of government that's taking over and controlling people's lives and obama care is front and center of that. >> yes! he just compared fighting the health care law to fighting aparthe apartheid. >>> a freedom fighte
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
little shorter thanks to tata. >> meanwhile president obama has called nelson mandela's wife to express condolences. >> the president and first lady will go to south africa for memorial event next week. nelson mandela met president obama in 2005. former presidents cloipt clinton and bush will travel to south africa. >> let's here about the event for the week ahead. >> south africa is preparing a week of events. flags fly at half mast. sunday is designated as a national day of prayer and reflection. the nation's people are asked to remember nelson mandela in their thoughts and prayers. tuesday the 10th is the next most important day. the day when the national memorial service will be held at the soccer city stadium. it conceded 95,000 people. it was the site of the 2012 world cup final and known as the kalabash. it's a cooking pot shaped in the form of a cooking pot. wednesday to friday nelson mandela's body will lie in state in the union building in pretoria. that's the official residents of the current president jacob zuma. there'll be many memorial services throughout the coun
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
really a lot of stress for me. so i'm thankful for this. >> it's great news, but what are we hearing from the republicans? more complaints. texas senator john cornyn tweeted, so obama care's fixed now that the website has been improved? not on your life. alabama's martha roby says, quote, the real problem with obama care can't be fixed with a tech surge. what we are seeing now is just the beginning. and from new hampshire senator kelly ayotte, obama care is still a mess. it's not a mess to people who can finally afford insurance, who are getting free preventive care, who aren't being discriminated against because of pre-existing conditions. but they don't think about that. they focus on attacking the president. >> i don't know how you fix the many fundamental problems of this program. >> this thing is going to be an unmitigated political disaster for the president. >> this really feeds into the president's competence. that's really the question now that people have. is the president competent to do his job? >> here's the question. here's the question people really have. just how desp
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
peace in our country. so i have thanked both president obama and the authorities that have been supporting this peace process. the peace process needs support. there are enemies who don't want the process to have a good ending for various reasons. some people think that you are legitimizing the farc and my answer is if we don't sit down and speak with our enemy then how are we going to reach peace? if they think that we can kill the last of the guerrilla, it would take another 50 years in order to do that. so the way to end a conflict of this sort is by sitting down and negotiating a final agreement and that is what we have tried to do. some people are saying that we are giving in to the farc or we are giving in to castro or the chavez regime. this is nonsense. this is absolute nonsense. we have sought help from venezuela and cuba precisely because they have influence in farc and they have been held old and i thank them for their help. what we want is a very simple object it, all of us, to have peace in my country. we are not negotiating our political institutions. we are not ne
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
possible, 47% say they would recall president obama. i'm joined by the director of harvard institute of politics. the secretary of state trey gray and senator mo cowen who is a fellow at the institute of politics. thank you very much for coming on the program. >> thanks for having us, luke. >> i would like to start off the bat. health care signature domestic achievement for president obama and so many democrats. you are closely associated with them and the views on this law are terrible. 56% disapprove of this generation as they mentioned before. only 8% will definitely enroll. those are the folks who are needed to support the older folks who are sicker. what does it mean for your democratic party in. >> it means that the administration and democrats in the congress and those of us outside of the congress and on the streets who believe in the law and the merits of the affordable care act and what it will do in terms of access, we have a lot of work to do to talk about the good that is in this bill and to dispel the misinformation that remains in the mainstream market place about the law
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
we are pleased that governor chafee made the call to christmas this year. thank you, governor. >>> next on the rundown, the obama care debate continues. we'll tell you what is likely to hurt you the most. >>> and watters going up to canada to find out how their government-run health care system is working. "the factor" will be right back. >>> impact segment tonight. will there be a doctor shortage in america? from the beginning of the obama care debate, i've been telling you it's not the cost of the health insurance that will be the main problem. yes, the cost is going to go higher for working americans. no question. but it is access to doctors that will vex americans in the future. in the next five weeks, millions of americans will be added to the medicaid roles. and the next year the congressional budget office predicts that nine million more people will be receiving medicaid. just 69% of american doctors accept medicaid now. and that number may go lower as government payments drop. so you can see if millions are added to the medicaid roles and two-thirds of american doctors
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
americans disapprove of the way the president is handling his job. how long will failures of obama care plague this lame duck president? here with hannity versus holder, round one. how are you? >> good. do i have to shake your hand or something? >> good. >> thanks for having me on. >> they can't even fix a website. >> obama [ bleep ] the bed. >> he what? >> i said it once. >> he what the bed? >> obama [ bleep ] the bed on this. >> oh, my. no. >> this is the biggest disaster we have had in recent american history. there is no other way to put it. you won't get me, miss crazy liberal to say anything different than that. the fact is last time i was on the show and you let me ask you a question you said we had the best health care system in the world. >> i believe it. >> okay. we have the highest rate that a child will die by the age of 5. >> tamara, before you get -- >> the lowest life expectancy in the industry central -- >> i know what you are reading and i can help you. >> no, no. you can't. how is that the best system? >> for example, there is a reason why the guy, newfoundland, w
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
that president obama seems to live in. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. did i just hear bill o'reilly say something about people are hurting? that jesus would want to help the poor, but he wouldn't want to hurt anybody else? you mean to tell me that bill o'reilly, who is looking out for us, thinks that the wealthiest americans are hurting right now? oh, i'll tell you what. food stamps, just a big problem for us, isn't it? well, it is the festive season we're all supposed to be in a good mood right now. things are a little frosty, though, with those folks over on the right, especially when it comes to the down trodden in america. people a little bit down on their luck in transitioning back into the economy, thinking, gosh, i could probably use a food stamp. well, it's the holiday spirit, republicans are getting into the holiday spirit this year, by oh, what the heck, let's attack the poor people and let's throw in the pope this time, too. leave it these guys, to slam the needy people in america. leave it to these guys to slam these folks just a couple wee
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
a member of the obama-biden transition team and is currently the president of a bipartisan public affairs company. thanks for coming on tonight. we have to start with the breaking news, your reaction to the death of nelson mandela. >> at this moment in washington, we are talking a lot about leadership. you look at his qualities as a leader, perseverance, determination, the gratitude, the forgiveness. these are attributes that are so compelling and to have them reside in one man over 95 years is just extraordinary. absolutely extraordinary. >> why are they missing in present-day washington? >> boy. it's an unfair mark to compare anyone to nelson. he is just in such a different league. one can certainly help as world leaders travel for the funeral that they have time to reflect and think about his qualities and what made him so remarkable over such a long time. >> let's talk about present day. the obama administration warning about the lapse in unemployment benefits saying it may cost as many as 240,000 jobs but there's another side to the argument. should benefits and? when should
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
back to thank the hundreds, the thousands of people that had been there. >>> president obama said in addition to greatly admiring mandela was personally inspired by him. >> like so many around the world i can't not imaginely life without the example that nelson mandela set. >> the president ordered the flags at the white house, federal buildings, and military bases to be flown at half staff until sunset on monday. >>> amber alert has been issued in the bay area for a missing teenager from washington state. 14-year-old elizabeth romero was last seen leaving her school wednesday afternoon which was about 180 miles southeast of seattle. surveillance video shows her getting into the car with her boyfriend who is 19-year-old eduardo. he was last seen driving a 2001- 2003 ford escape with temporary washington plates. investigator think the two could be heading to mexico and may drive through the bay area. >>> oakland man says he was the victim of the so-called knock out game where an attacker tries to knock out a total stranger. anthony lindsey tells us here at ktvu news the brutal attack
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> thanks. now, get back inside, okay? live in denver where it's chilly. even in ohio, you've got a winter storm warning. >> frigid. she wears the hat beautifully. >>> the obama administration trying to assure americans it will fix the problems with obama care, but some pundits say they better make good on the promise and fast. >> also, john kerry's trying to sell a nuclear deal with iran. >> and there are new developments in this. remember this? when a police officer opened fire on that mini van filled with children? we'll tell you what happens, next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go fi it. it's out there somewhere spading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? >>> update on the shocking dash cam video we brought you in october. this from new mexico. that video o
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
hill, thank you, sir. most young adults say they are not happy with president obama. lots of different reasons of course. poll from harvard university's institute of politics and they find 54% of 18 to 29-year-olds say they disapprove of the president's job performance so far in his second term. and 41% say they approve. that's down 11 points since april. most of those young adults in this survey said that the economy is the most important issue, as it always seems to be. but they do say they have some concerns about the president's health care overhaul as well. john roberts has these details. he's live in atlanta. hello, john. >> good afternoon to you, shep. there's no way to sugar coat it. this is not good for the president. in fact, harvard's director of the institute of politics told me that when he saw these numbers come back, he thought, wow, this is going to make news. and here's the reason why. take a look at millennial, thos 29, say they do not support obama care. only 22% say they will sign up. and even among people who currently don't have health insurance less tha
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
, thanks. president obama will go to south africa for mandela's services. he's expected to deliver a you'll only eulogy. >> more than could be expected of my man. and today he's gone home. and we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> president obama met mandela in 2005 when he was a senator. when the president visited south africa earlier this year, president mandela was too ill to meet with him. >> james baker was the first american official to meet with nelson mandela after his release from prison. secretary baker's with us now from the baker institute at houston's rice university. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> mr. secretary, tell us what it was like when you met nelson mandela that first time? what were your impressions of him? how did he surprise you? >> well, my impressions of him were that he was a man of endearing and enduring dignity, very soft spoken, but very committed to the revolution that had been the focus of h
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
you're panicked. calm make sense. randall. thank you. the u.s. economy is growing, but so is the income gap between rich and poor americans. president obama addressed the problem. >> the lack of upward mobility that has jeopardized middle class america's if you work hard you can get ahead. this is defining of our time. making sure that our economy works for every working american. >> the president did not propose any initiatives during his speech. but he said a rapidly growing of deficit opportunity is a bigger threat than the fiscal. we'll go to danny, professor of economics, great to have you back. >> thank you. >> a pleasure, you heard just a moment ago, america's dangerously growing income is defining the challenge of our time. is the president correct, or is he, as some would say, overstating the income inequality and wealth gap argument with that kind of a statement? >> no, if anything there is an understatement. he's absolutely correct saying that it is a defining problem. and this problem has just--it has been exacerbated by global pressures. it is an issue that the white house-
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
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ABC
Dec 10, 2013 1:40am PST
be hearing from president obama later this morning. we'll also hear from several members of the mandela family. that is andrew melengheni, a president with nelson mandela in robben island. appears to be wrapping up again. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very much. we're here to mourn him in dignity. right now we would like to call on the mtembo clan to honor the family. >> to the people of south africa and president of our country, president zuma. president, royal highness, excellency of the diplomatic -- >> a member of the south african national defense force, an elder of the mandela family. >> on occasions such as this -- allow me to reflect on this occasion. [ inaudible ] >> i don't know if you can hear me. from our vantage point here, it sound like the general not getting a warm reception from the crowd. >> reporter: george, i'm not sure if it was him -- there was a moment when they put a picture on the jumbotron of a picture of the president of south african. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: i don't know if it's connected but that was the sense inside the stadium. we're talk
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
, we're going to have a lot more. thank you, rohit. and we're going to have a lot more on the breaking news of nelson mandela dead at the age of 95. including president obama's connection to him. stay with us. ♪ [ male announcer ] did you know that if you wear a partial, you're almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth? try poligrip for partials. poligrip helps minimize stress which may damage supporting teeth by stabilizing your partial. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. i get times are tight. but it's hard to get any work done like this. then came this baby -- small but with windows and office. it runs my work stuff. ...and i can use apps like flipboard for news, or xbox video to watch the shows i'm never home to see... and i can still get work done at the same time. excuse me, do you mind if i... yep. ♪ honestly, i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] laura's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today her doctor has her on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to tal
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
episodes holiday season. additional episodes will premier throughout the year. david: thank goodness for that. >>> president obama trying to move beyond the health care website's troubles but launching a new p.r. campaign to rally public support for his new health care law. liz: rich edson live from the white house. rich, you saw the rollout. talk about it. >> well, liz, and david, the president says his law will not be repealed so long as he is president. this is the way the administration is trying to change the conversation from all the bad news they have had about obamacare, the botched rollout, people losing their health insurance and try to change it to the benefits of the program. in fact the administration says for the next three weeks the white house will be highlighting the benefits of obamacare, trying to drum up some coverage on the other side, some positive coverage. the president in an event here at the white house earlier today also addressed his republican critics saying if they have some better ideas on how to fix the affordable care act, he will consider th
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
matthews, thank you. as always. you can see chris's full interview with president obama inch a reairing of "hardball" and of course catch him every day at 7:00 eastern. thank you to nick chrisoff of the "times" and reverend sharpton with the best takeaway of the last 24 hours. >> thank you. >> you can catch him every night at 6:00 p.m. eastern. coming up we'll look at nelson mandela's historic visit to the united states and speak with nobel peace prize laureate coming up. if i can impart one lesson to a new business owner, it would be one thing i've learned is my philosophy is real simple american express open forum is an on-line community, that helps our members connect and share ideas to make smart business decisions. if you mess up, fess up. be your partners best partner. we built it for our members, but it's open for everyone. there's not one way to do something. no details too small. american express open forum. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. turn to roc® retinol correxion®. one week, fine lines appear to fade. one month, deep wrinkles look smo
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
ingenuity. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. put a big smile on your face, because president obama and the government, they're no longer in the car business. they got rid of all their shares yesterday, and the conservative media, where's the story? i remember when you were calling this guy, the president of the united states, a lot of things when it came to saving the automobile industry. in fact, i think he's the worst socialist ever. he told us all along he didn't want to be in the car business. well now i guess he was telling the truth. because government motors is now history. we start our show tonight talking about great news for the american manufacturing base in this country that was saved by the liberals. the auto loans of 2008 and 2009 saved 1.5 million jobs. that means this many people over the christmas holidays -- they don't have a war on christmas. they will be at the dinner table eating and having fun, because they have a job. thanks to government motors. gosh, you thought that might have led fox news every hour. americans, around the dinner t
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
. >> (ring, >> everyone. thank you. my name is carl i'm the president of the silicon leadership groufrp we're happy you joined us for a town hall with mayor ed lee with the obama administration on the action on immigration founded here just a few blocks away. that what matters is we have a mare that understands the issues a nearest and dear it to us and that's immigration reform. since it's inception we've gotten over 20 visas alone and the feeling is we have a shortage on green talent when we need to go through the steps we need to go through and for the tech community we're focused on opening up our technical school to the global community. we're in a talent war along with a state war on services gov. and anything we can help to create change here means so much to us. we have the mayor who can creative impact so we stand behind mayor ed lee and we're thrilled he's here. i'm so excited to here what he is has to say. thank you (clapping) >> julia and kevin a thank you for being subpoena great community leaders were we're going to have a robust town meeting this is being live for
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
going to cut a check. thank you for being here. while the enrollment problems continue, we're seeing new reports raising questions about patient access to doctors under obama care. some doctors are now saying they don't want to and cannot even afford to participate in these new health care exchanges. dr. mazer is an ear, nose, and throat doctor in california and one of the physicians who have expressed concern. what can we do about this throat? no, i'm kidding. i know you're not on the clock now. here's my real question to you. what specifically is the beef out in california about the reimbursement that leads you to say doctors don't want to join these exchanges? >> i wouldn't say it's a beef. what i would say is people have to make a decision now whether to participate in these exchange plans. when the exchanges offered participation earlier this month, they said, would you participate with no details, and a lot of doctors were very skeptical about what did that mean as far as the viability of their practice. we train to take care of patients. that's the bottom line here. but in ord
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
least for a little while. rick, thank you. jon: well, president obama venturing into friendly territory, you might say, for a sit-down with msnbc's chris matthews. was there a tingle up the leg? what the president said about his management style and the obamacare rollout that has critics raising some eyebrows. howard kurtz weighs in. >>> plus, as the world mourns the death of former south african president nelson mandela, we have the latest from johannesburg next. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. wow...look at you. i've always tried to give it my best shot. these days i'm living with a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. at first, i took warfarin, but i wondered, "could i up my game?" my doctor told me about eliquis. and three important reasons to take eliquis instead. one, in a clinical trial, eliquis
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
mandela and people of south africa. and all people of africa. thank you very much.. thank you. president obama will likely travel to south africa for the funeral of south africa president nelson mandela, according to the white house. nelson mandela died thursday. he was 95. coming up on c-span2, a hearing on higher education affordability. then senate judiciary committee chairman talks about human rights. and later an update on veterans disability claims. >>> a house panel investigation cost of higher education and the use of pell grants. we'll hear from student financial aid and higher education officials. this education and work force training subcommittee hearing is two hours. [inaudible conversations] the subcommittee will come to order. good morning. thank you for joining us for our hearing on pell grant program. we have an excellent panel of witnesses here this morning. we look toward to their testimony. this hearing is the 11th in the series designed to gain a more complete understanding of the challenges facing post secondary students and institutions. the hearings held to inform
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
seem to find something new that is -- that is a problem with obama care. >> maybe we can double the gas tax and then have that pay for it. >> solve ought problems. >> thank you. my goodness. thank you, my friend. >>> in the meantime, bill versus boston. he says once the website is fixed, no one will be talking about obama care. wanna bet? michele bachmann does. michele bachmann's next. twins. i didn't see them cing. i need a new investment pn. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. ishares core etfs are low-cost funds. so you can keep more of what you earn. get started with the new ishares core builder. design a personalized plan that can help you achieve your investment goals. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. >>> fix this and all will be forgotten? former president clinton essentially saying that as much in a recent tv interview. that no one will be talking about obama care one the website is wor
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
obama administration has acknowledged in regulation. >> thank you. i agree. professor rosenkranz. some defenders of the president's actions asserted that his actions were merely sten exercise of prosecuteorial discretion. >> there are many cases that are -- cases i agree with professor turley but some of these cases are not close. wholesale suspension of law is something else. that is what has happened under obamacare. case by case prosecuteorial discretion is another thing. a blanket policy will not apply to 1.8 million people is quite something different. this is a scale of decision aking that is not in prosecuteorial discretion. >> the president has take it a step further and given legal documents to people in that circumstance dieding to leave them there and not prosecute them and actually enable their violation of law giving them documents to help them evade the problems from living in a country they are not lawfully present. [inaudible] >> differences with the witness to his left and i would like to ask if he could pick up that line of discussion. we're pleased that you're
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
state and burial on sunday. >> greg, thank you. >>> as he just mentioned, president obama's handshake with cuba's leader made news immediately. many said it is just a handshake but it was being interprelted in -- interpreted in different ways in communities that watch any signs about cuba very closely. steve harrigan is in florida tonight. >> reaction to the handshake between president obama and raul castro has split miami's cuban americans along generational lines. for some, the anger is red hot. >> the president of the united states is shaking hands with a terrorist. >> but for many cuban americans born and raised in south florida, the handshake was a diplomatic in a much bigger picture. >> our president has the responsibility of treating everybody very diplomatic. we are not going to politicalize anything about the death of nelson mandela. >> it comes when alan gross, charges with espionage, is starting his fifth year in a cuban prison. critics say a friendly greeting with raul sends the wrong message. >> i worry that raul castro regime will use it as a propaganda coup an
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
book but cooking dishes for michele obama since this evening. american grow. we can get to that after the devotional. thank you for being here. so wonderful to see so many friends, old and new. like a family reunion. i am excited to share it this book with you. my wonderful wife, michele. [applause] >> we have been married precisely 82 days. you see this blow on my face, that is why. thank you so much for being here. when i started working for barack obama i had no idea i would be sending in a devotional every morning. i was a young kid from nashville, tenn. working on the 2008 campaign, in the senate office for couple years but didn't know him that well. i was doing out reach around a company like so many others including many folks that i see and privately i would pray for that young senator, that he would wake up every day and have a sense of purpose and the protected along the campaign trail, one of those moments of prayer, this nudge in my spirit, so many supports around him, policy advisers and political support, and wondered who was thinking about his soul, looking after
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